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UT Austin celebrates newest graduates at campus-wide spring commencement

The ceremony was held at Darrel K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

AUSTIN, Texas — The latest batch of Longhorns have become Texas Exes. The University of Texas at Austin held its campus-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 21.

The ceremony was held at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium from 7:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. The stadium is located at 2139 San Jacinto Blvd.

This commencement celebrated UT's 139th class of graduating seniors.

The commencement speaker was Emmanuel Acho, a former Texas Football and NFL linebacker, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author and Emmy-winning host and TV analyst. UT President Jay Hartzell and Student Body President Kiara Kabbara also spoke at the ceremony. 

The ceremony was livestreamed here or below:

Severe weather on Saturday evening couldn't keep some UT seniors from celebrating.

Below, you can find more information on individual school convocations, plus ticket and parking information for the campus-wide commencement ceremony.

RELATED: Emmanuel Acho named UT's 139th spring commencement speaker

Convocations and graduate recognition moments

Prior to the campus-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday night, UT's individual colleges, schools and departments held their convocations and graduate recognition moments. 

Dell Medical School had its convocation on Thursday. The Cockrell School of Engineering had ceremonies on Thursday and Friday. The Moody College of Communication, College of Education, College of Fine Arts, School of Nursing and College of Pharmacy had ceremonies on Friday. 

The McCombs School of Business had ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, while the College of Liberal Arts had ceremonies on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. And the School of Architecture, Graduate School, School of Information, School of Law, College of Natural Sciences, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and Steve Hicks School of Social Work all had ceremonies on Saturday.

For information on times and locations for each convocation and graduate recognition moment, click here.

Commencement text alerts

UT has a text system for commencement updates. Guests can receive text messages about parking, traffic and information about event delays or cancellations by texting UTGRAD22 to 888-777. You will receive a confirmation text verifying your enrollment. All numbers will be purged following the spring commencement ceremony. 

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